Sawyers at work outside Changi
ID numberART25099
Collection typeArt
TitleSawyers at work outside Changi
MeasurementOverall: 21.4 x 27.9 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1944
Physical descriptionbrush and brown ink and wash over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionMen of the Forestry Unit sawing logs for firewood. This unit was one of the first established by the prisoners upon their captivity. Wood was a necessity for cooking their rations and to also build equipment and accommodation around the camp. While a prisoner, Griffin occupied his time by recording the everyday going ons of the camp.